ICE Agents Immune From Constitutional Claims, 9th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (October 14, 2016, 3:15 PM EDT) — A California federal court erred in refusing to dismiss claims that two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers allegedly violated a U.S. citizen’s constitutional rights by requesting that he be held in jail on suspicion of being in the country illegally, the federal government told the Ninth Circuit on Thursday.

The Northern District of California should not have refused in May to grant qualified immunity to ICE officers John Garcia and Ching Chang for claims by Bernardo Mendia that they violated his First, Fourth and Fifth…

Source: Law360